Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fourth Grade. Immigration

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Virginia Standards of Learning

VA.SS.USI. United States History to 1865
Exploration to Revolution: Pre-Columbian Times to the 1770s
USI.5. The student will apply social science skills to understand the factors that shaped colonial America by:
USI.5.d. Describing colonial life in America from the perspectives of large landowners, farmers, artisans, merchants, women, free African Americans, indentured servants, and enslaved African Americans.
VA.SS.USII. United States History: 1865 to the Present
Reshaping the Nation and the Emergence of Modern America: 1877 to the Early 1900s
USII.4. The student will apply social science skills to understand how life changed after the Civil War by:
USII.4.b. Explaining the reasons for the increase in immigration, growth of cities, and challenges arising from this expansion.
VA.SS.CE. Civics and Economics
Skills
CE.3. The student will apply social science skills to understand citizenship and the rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens by:
CE.3.a. Describing the processes by which an individual becomes a citizen of the United States.
VA.SS.VUS. Virginia and United States History
Skills
VUS.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by:
VUS.1.a. Synthesizing evidence from artifacts and primary and secondary sources to obtain information about events in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.d. Constructing arguments, using evidence from multiple sources.
VUS.1.j. Investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.
Early America: Settlement and Colonization
VUS.3. The student will apply social science skills to understand early European colonization by:
VUS.3.c. Explaining the impact of the development of indentured servitude and slavery in the colonies.
Industrialization
VUS.8. The student will apply social science skills to understand how the nation grew and changed from the end of Reconstruction through the early twentieth century by:
VUS.8.c. Examining the contributions of new immigrants and evaluating the challenges they faced, including anti-immigration legislation.
VA.SS.GOVT. Virginia and United States Government
Skills
GOVT.3. The student will apply social science skills to understand the concepts of democracy by:
GOVT.3.c. Recognizing what defines a citizen and how noncitizens can become citizens.